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Understanding marine biodiversity

Understanding marine biodiversity

a research agenda for the nation

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine biological diversity -- Research -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMarine biodiversity
    StatementCommittee on Biological Diversity in Marine Systems.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Biological Diversity in Marine Systems., National Research Council (U.S.). Ocean Studies Board., National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Biology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH91.A1 U485 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 114 p. :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1118208M
    LC Control Number94044420

    The result is a book, Understanding Marine Biodiversity (National Academy Press, Washington, DC, , pages), that identifies the urgent need for a national research program and outlines a . Summarizing the information presented in the previous chapters, this chapter lists the importance of understanding past biodiversity trends, especially the marine paleobiodiversity, to learn lessons for the future and for sustenance of life on an unhindered pathway.

    Explore the latest full-text research PDFs, articles, conference papers, preprints and more on MARINE BIODIVERSITY. Find methods information, sources, references or conduct a literature review on. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. understanding and protecting marine biodiversity Item Preview remove-circle National programs and laws -- International conventions and programs -- Conserving marine biodiversity in the future Access.

    The importance of marine biodiversity --The threats to marine biodiversity --How science describes marine biodiversity --Coastal marine ecosystems --Open-ocean ecosystems --Conservation of marine biodiversity --International and national initiatives for conservation of marine biodiversity --Can marine biodiversity be saved? Responsibility. It is important to study and preserve the marine biodiversity because like other resources of earth, marine resources too are facing the threat of extinction. For all readers who are interested in marine biodiversity, the case studies included in the book will serve as an excellent guide to develop a comprehensive understanding.


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